August 2017 RPX Market Sector Update – E-Commerce and Software
- September 8, 2017
As of August 31, 2017, there were over 500 active, unique defendants in ongoing litigation campaigns in the E-Commerce and Software market sector. The month of August saw more than 80 new NPE cases filed in the space, including in new campaigns initiated by an inventor-controlled entity (accusing social media platforms of infringement) and by an affiliate of Leigh M. Rothschild (targeting QR codes). Read on for information about new litigation, activity before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, RPX prior art search reports, an RPX deal, and more—all within the E-Commerce and Software market sector and the month of August 2017.